University of California
Stanislaus County

UCCE Northern San Joaquin Valley Processing Tomato Meeting

Date: January 31, 2019

Time: 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Contact: CTGA @

Sponsor: Stanislaus County

Event Details

UCCE Northern SJV Processing Tomato Meeting
University of California Cooperative Extension Farm Advisors San Joaquin, Stanislaus, and Merced Counties
In conjunction with
The California Tomato Growers Association
72nd Annual Meeting & Exhibit
Thursday, January 31, 2019, 8:00 - 11:00 am
Modesto Centre Plaza/DoubleTree Hotel, 1000 L St, Modesto, CA, 95354
7:30 am Registration
8:00 Welcome. Brenna Aegerter, Farm Advisor, San Joaquin County.
8:05 Broomrape - a weed of industry concern. Gene Miyao, retired, Farm Advisor, UCCE Yolo, Solano & Sacramento counties.
8:25 Grafted plants for processing tomato production. Brenna Aegerter, Farm Advisor, San Joaquin County.
8:45 Update on Fusarium and powdery mildew management with fungicides. Scott Stoddard, Farm Advisor, Merced & Madera counties.
9:05 Recent research on Tomato spotted wilt virus in the Central San Joaquin Valley. Tom Turini, Farm Advisor, UCCE Fresno County.
9:25 Break. Refreshments in exhibit room provided by the California Tomato Growers Association.
9:45 Research on the bacterial canker pathogen of tomatoes. Shree Thapa, Postdoctoral scholar, Plant Pathology, UC Davis.
10:05 Management of Fusarium diseases in tomato. Cassandra Swett, CE Plant Pathology Specialist, UC Davis.
10:30 New vegetable crops farm advisor in northern SJV. Zheng Wang, Farm Advisor, Stanislaus, San Joaquin and Merced counties.
10:40 Decision support tools for processing tomato irrigation and fertilization. Daniel Geisseler, CE Nutrient Management Specialist, UC Davis.
11:00 Adjourn, visit exhibits
Continuing Education Units (CEUs) requested
This Cooperative Extension sponsored meeting is free and open to the public.
The meeting room and refreshments are generously provided by the California Tomato Growers Association, Inc.
Pre-registration is required to attend the California Tomato Growers Association Annual Meeting, which will be held after the extension meeting.
Please contact CTGA at (916) 925-0225 or

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